Video shows crews saving family's dog 'Tizzie' after fire burns house in southwest Houston

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Wednesday, March 22, 2023
Crews save family's dog 'Tizzie' from house fire in southwest Houston
Houston firefighters saved a family's pitbull mix from their burning home on Carew Street and it was all caught on video.

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- Firefighters rescued a family's dog after their home caught fire in southwest Houston on Tuesday night.

Houston firefighters put the pitbull mix on a stretcher and provided first aid after saving it from the burning home on Carew Street.

Crews said they had a dog mask and provided oxygen to "Tizzie."

The family's neighbors took Tizzie to an emergency vet facility. The dog's condition is unknown.

The fire happened on Tuesday at about 10:55 p.m. near Beechnut and Bissonnet, which is not too far from Bayland Park.

Authorities said an adult and a child got out safely on their own.

Firefighters said the house was badly damaged and they are investigating how the fire started.

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When Patricia Michel is released from the hospital, her sister says she does not know where she's going to live after the home was destroyed.